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Gordon Hall interviewed by John Howson, part 05

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:15

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0014073 (copy of C1034/271)

  • Recording date

    ca. 1995

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Howson Collection

  • Recording locations

    Gordon Hall's home, Sussex, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Hall, Gordon, 1932-2000 (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Howson, John

  • Abstract

    Gordon Hall talks to John Howson about when he first became aware of the Copper family (Sussex family of traditional singers); sings fragments of "Come write me down ye powers above" (Roud Folk Song Index no. 381); talks about his own family songs; why his family never sang "tugging the forelock" songs; working in hop fields with his mother as a child.

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Gordon Hall interviewed by John Howson, part 05

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